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June 21st, 2014 Experience

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Monday July 14th, 2014

 “TWB is not about the sights you see, it’s ALL about the family you become in 23 days.” –Landyn Ramsey

“It was very fun and I met so many people, I wish we can do the trip all over again.” – Austin Lowry

“Trip of a lifetime with some amazing people that became family in 23 short days.” –Jacob Gault

“I now know 81 of the best people in the Southeast due to TWB.”- Dustin Hauge

“I don’t think I’ll ever be able to fully grasp what happened in these 23 days, but the sights I’ve seen and the people I’ve met are things that will live in my heart forever.” – Maddy Robinson

“TWB was a once in lifetime chance and I’m so glad I got to be a part of it.” – Alexandra Cole

“TWB was the chance of a lifetime that gave me the ability to make amazing memories and meet incredible people which I’ll never forget.” – Anna-Taylor Harbin

“Not only is TWB about making lifetime friends and memories, but it’s also about finding yourself.” – Adison Collins

“The trip of a lifetime gave me awesome experiences but most importantly the greatest friendships that I will cherish forever.” – Bianca Red Arrow

“ I came into this experience not knowing anyone and being scared of making friends, but after only a day I knew that this would be the most fantastic that ever happened to me and these friends will last a lifetime.” – Emma Heins

“TWB is an experience that has forever changed me in an overwhelmingly positive way.” – Samantha Everhart

“No amount of pictures and explaining could describe the beauty of America, the friendships, the late night talks and the memories you’ll make.” – Jordan Edmonson

“The past 23 days have been so great because I’ve seen the country with 82 new friends.” – David Smith

“TWB was by far the most amazing experience ever.” – Sydney Deese

“There are no words that can describe how much I love this trip and the people on this trip.” –Reis Clark

“Live it up, because it is an experience like no other.” – Conrad Tolbert
“TWB has changed my view on life majorly. It gave me the chance to meet so many amazing people and learn to appreciate everything I have.” -Lauren Fisher

“Indescribable” –Austin Sanders

“TWB proved to be more than just a trip, it is an experience that made me realize that I have to make the most of everyday to enjoy life.” –Jordan Williams

“It is the best thing that has ever happened to me.” –Madison Hinson

“No matter what obstacles life throws at you, TWB has taught me that with smiles, laughter, and life long friends by your side, you can conquer anything.” -Landis Moss

“TWB was the experience of a lifetime that taught me things about myself and my country that I will never forget.” -Maddie Dixon

“One of the best experiences that I wished everyone could have because of the friends you make and the places you see.” –Harrison Hartwell

“I wish it didn’t have to end.” –Kaleb Robinson

“It was amazing.” –Chase Brune

“There were a lot of ups and some downs, but I wouldn’t change anything. It’s something everyone should experience.” –Kennedy Lambert

“An experience that has molded me as a person and has allowed me to view God and America in a new way.” –Will Leitch

“They weren’t kidding when they said it was a once in a lifetime opportunity. It was pure beauty at every place we went.” –Reagan Armour

“TWB taught me how to love everyone and it showed me how much I love everyone back home.” –Savannah Witt

“Do NOT stay with the people you know.” –Brady Ford

“No one could understand what we have been through these past 23 days. Pictures can’t even begin to show how beautiful God’s creation is.” -Tori Sealy

“TWB has truly taught me more about myself, helped me see the good in people, and has given me skills and friends that will last a lifetime.” –Jessica McGill

“TWB has honestly been one of the greatest experiences of my life, shaping my character and teaching the greater responsibilities.” –Will Sitton

“TWB has helped me truly discover myself and finally open up fully to other people, and I will be forever thankful.” – Hannah Mathew

“TWB is an amazing once in a lifetime experience with 82 lifelong friends and memories that will never fade. Exploring our beautiful country has most importantly taught me to be yourself and live for every moment.” –Brooklynn Camp

“TWB allows you to experience the best country in the world, with some of the best people in the world. Not only do you make lifelong friends and see God’s greatest creations, you also find your true self.” -Morgan Abernathy

“TWB is a fun way to see our beautiful country, and make long lasting friends and memories forever.” –Allie Maier

“Not only has TWB been one of the best experiences of my life, it has also taught me valuable life lessons such as making the most of every moment and living life to the fullest.” -Haley Thompson

“My TWB experience is something I would not change for the world. I don’t know how to ever repay the awesome staff for giving me the chance to make lifelong friends, memories, and for seeing the US like never before. –Gretchen Purvis

“TWB was the greatest experience I have ever had. I made lots of friends that will last a lifetime.” –Rob Wallace

“TWB is more than a 23 day trip across America. It’s a once in a lifetime opportunity to meet and befriend 81 new people and fall in love with America.” –Lauren Andrews

“The memories and friendships I have made will live in my heart forever. I love everyone, form the people I sat with on the first day, to the ones I met on the last night. Nothing truly bonds you like discovering this great country together.” –Arielle Pollock

“TWB was an eye opening experience. It will forever live in my heart as the most influential things I’ve ever done.” –Dalton Cash

“TWB has really taught me responsibility and that I love wifi.” –Hannah Roberts

“TWB has been by far the greatest and most fun thing I’ve ever experienced. I not only made 82 best friends, I made 82 brothers and sisters.” –Adam Spach

“TWB has made me realize that if you completely let down the walls and be yourself, it’s a lot easier to make those friends.” –Julia Underwood

“TWB was the best 23 days of my life and it will forever change my views on life for the better.” Jacob Sneed

“TWB was without a doubt the best thing I’ve ever done.” –Will Reiber

“TWB cannot be fully be described by any pamphlet, blog, journal, or story. It is more than anything and everything. My fellow T-dubbers can express in one single sentence because it must be experienced for oneself and I am so blessed to have that privilege.” –Louisa Sholar

“This is the trip of a lifetime and I wouldn’t have wanted to spend my summer any other way or with any other group of people.” –Savannah Lawing

“No amount of words can describe the beautiful places you’ll see, the lifelong friendships you’ll make, or the amazing memories you’ll have but TWB has taught me I don’t have to wait for tomorrow, TODAY is the day, so live it to the fullest.” -Montana Kimrey

“Being a really shy guy, TWB was really scary for me at first but quickly became one of the greatest times of my life.” –Alex Thomas

“TWB was the greatest experience of my life because it taught me to love life and live it to the fullest.” –Makayla Hayes

“My experience was absolutely amazing and if I hadn’t gotten sick, it would have been better.” –Trey Bristol

“TWB is a lifetime experience. I learned so much about the land God created. I made lifetime friends and learned so much about life.” –Sara Paige Yuley

“My TWB experience was good and I was really glad that we were made to meet new people or I wouldn’t have made all the friends I made.” –Jacey Bright

“TWB is the best opportunity I ever had and the sights you get to see are truly breathe taking.” –Sara Cabe

“The TWB experience is hard to explain to others, there are so many moments, memories, laughs, and cries that we share together that we will never forget and what could get better than that?” –Taylor Blackwell

“The TWB experience is absolutely unexplainable. No one could ever understand how life changing this trip is until they go on it.” –Mayghan Campbell

“It is crazy to think that I didn’t know the majority of these people on the trip because after 23 days, we have become a closely bonded family.” Chance Brown

“You can’t explain this experience to anyone because there are no words for the adventures, emotions, friends, and experiences you will have.” -Sydney Schavemaker

“Making new friends and gaining a new family is the best feeling ever and life changing.” -Kaitlyn Youngo

“The TWB experience is something I will never forget. It is not something that can easily be described in any way.” –Sarah Speir

“One can’t explain the beauty of colors to the blind and the same principle applies to the TWB experience. It is simply unexplainable.” –Matthew Ferguson

“Teens Westward Bound was life changing, and I will never forget seeing God’s beautiful creation with 81 of my closest friends.” –Makayla Wilson

“TWB gives participants the opportunity to find out more about themselves along with discovering America, but they need to be mentally and emotionally ready for the experience.” -Brooklynn Cooper

“TWB has let me meet lifelong friends and do what I don’t think I could have accomplished back at home.” –Cameron Nanagas

“TWB is an amazing experience that is so much more than just a trip. The lessons that I have learned and the friendships I have made will last the rest of my life.” –Sydney Peavy

“My experience was great.” –Alex Kottyan

“The experience I had was the best in a lifetime.” –Preston Elliott

“It was one of the best things that has ever happened to me.” –Virginia Savage

“It was awesome.” –Mason Ford

“On this trip I learned a lot about myself, and while learning about myself, I learned how to be myself more by breaking down walls all while seeing America.” –Rebekah Betts

“My TWB experience was truly an unexplainable chance of a lifetime because of the laughs, the tears, and the friends made that will last forever.” –Morgan Pittman

“My TWB experience is unforgettable and I will cherish all the wonderful memories I’ve made, traveling out west, with the best people.” –Maizey Peek

“An unforgettable journey filled with wonderful memories. We laughed and we cried, but most importantly we created friendships and came to know ourselves.” –Morgan Poole

“TWB has taught me to lower the walls, be myself, and step out of my comfort zone.” –Isabelle Taylor

“Speechless” –Hannah Rushing

“It is hard to describe TWB. TWB has taught me about myself, others, and my beautiful country. It was truly the experience of a lifetime.” –Caitlin Hay

“TWB is a once in a lifetime trip and it does more than just show you America, it shows you who you really are inside.” –Cody Koehler

“My TWB experience was an awesome one filled with late nights, lots of laughter, unforgettable friends, breathe taking scenery, all while traveling with 80 great new family members.” -Linnea Jurs


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